Born on 30th August 1985 in Katherine, Australia, Leisel Marie Jones is an Australian Swimmer, specialized in Breaststroke technique. She started her swimming at the age of 14 by qualifying for the Australian Championship in 100m Breaststroke.
Earned two gold and a silver medal at the Olympic Games of 2008, held in Beijing
Bagged threegold medals at the FINA World Championships of 2005, held in Montreal
Earned tengold medals through her astounding performance at the Commonwealth Games of 2002, 2006 and 2010, held in Manchester, Melbourne, and India.
Honored as the "Telstra Swimmer of the Year" in 2008 as part of the International all-star team of the year
Honored with the "Order of Australia" in 2004 (the year she earned a gold medal in the Olympics) for her sincere efforts in sports
Born on 30th August 1982 in Omaha, Andrew Stephen "Andy" Roddick is one of the greatest professional tennis players of the United States. The American Tennis star is best known for his powerful serving and off-forehand shots which never fail to make him earn points that lead him to victory.
A concise summary of his encompassments is given here:-
During the Davis Cup semi-final match of 2004, he gave his consummate serve with a speed of 249.4 km/h (155 mph) which was recorded as the fastest serve of professional tennis at that time.
In 2004, he won the ESPY Award for Best Male Tennis Player.
Roddick cogently reached the finals of the Masters Series nine times in between 2002-2010 and had won the title five times twice in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2010.
He also holds the record of highest tiebreaks wins (18) in ATP world Tour 2007.
He is the first ever male tennis player to receive the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Awardof the Year (2007) by the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health for his charity for the Tsunami and earthquake survivors.